What is Technology? Mrs. Brown
When you think of technology, what comes to mind? Did you think of some of these things? These are all examples of technology, but technology includes much more than just electronic devices.
Technology is… • anything man makes out of available resources to satisfy wants or needs. • Here are some examples of technologies that may not have come to mind… • Think about how each of these meets a want or need.
Our world is divided into 3 parts: Read each category and the examples given for each category.
3. Energy & Power Technologies Solar Panels Nuclear Power Plant Wind Farm Diesel Generator
4. Construction Technologies Steel trusses Power Tools
Now that you have seen some examples from several categories of the designed world, let’s see if you can put some other technology items in the correct categories. Return to the “What is technology” page and click on the Designed World Categories quiz to see how much you have learned. Good Luck!